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A Trainer and Marathoner Shares the Ultimate Strength-Training Program For Runners

They may seem like completely different modalities of movement, but running and strength training actually go hand in hand. If you want to be a successful, strong runner, you need some solid strength training in your life. Michael Olzinski, Purplepatch endurance coach, Equinox run coach, and …

Workouts

Beyoncé's Coachella performance was an unprecedented celebration of black cultural influence in America

Beychella wasn’t spectacle for the sake of spectacle, something those lacking an understanding of Beyoncé’s background may have misunderstood.<p>On Saturday night, Beyoncé made history as the first black woman to headline Coachella, a year after her original performance was postponed due to her …

Black History

10 Fast & Easy Breakfasts That Will Break Your Family's Drive-Thru Habit — Recipes from The Kitchn

Mornings can feel like a constant rush to get out the door and get everyone to school or work, so it's no wonder it can be easy to fall into the …

Sandwiches

10 slow and sensual Kama Sutra sex positions worth taking your time over

Sex really doesn't need to be wild to be enjoyable.<p>Kama Sutra positions are a classic for a reason. But good sex doesn't always have to be wild and quick, sometimes, the most pleasure can come from a slow and sensual session. We've chosen 10 of the slowest and most pleasurable positions to try, …

34 Writing Contests in April 2018 — No entry fees

34 Writing Contests in April 2018 — No entry fees<p>There are nearly three dozen free writing contests in April. As always, every form and genre is …

Creative Writing

Screenwriting 101: Writing That Character

You’re a screenwriter, aren’t you? If you weren’t, you wouldn’t be reading this article. Sorry, I wanted to be frank about characterisation in film. …

Box Office

How to build your own spy kit

Worried about secret cameras or roommates stealing your food? Go full James Bond.<p><b>You don’t need Q cranking out Bond-ready watch-lasers to</b> dabble in some small-scale espionage. Whether you’re out to nab the family snack ­burglar who’s been swiping your Cheez-Its, or want to ensure your Airbnb host …

Google Maps

Will And Jada Are Redefining Normal With Their 'Open' Relationship

Jada Pinkett Smith has decided to come forth and address the rumor mill, speaking about her supposed open relationship with her husband of nearly 20 …

Jada Pinkett Smith

44 Amazon Products With 5-Star Ratings That Are Just So Good At What They Do

Everywhere you turn there are products claiming to be the best. Even savvy shoppers can get confused and spend way too much on tools and devices that …

Inventions

16 Cooking Tips That'll Make You Say "Why Didn't I Know About These Sooner"?

Learn the secrets to a perfect grilled cheese and super creamy mashed potatoes.<p><b>Want to be featured in similar BuzzFeed posts? Follow the BuzzFeed Community on Facebook and Twitter.</b><p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Research Finds Monogamy Maybe Shouldn't Be the Relationship Standard

Sometimes our best intentions aren't good enough.<p>Monogamy is difficult to maintain. Sure, it’s easy enough at times when your life is devoid of …

Adam Levine

Service Members Should Start Navigating New Tax Law Now

The new U.S. tax law is not even a month old, but financial experts say it's not too soon for military service members, veterans and retirees to dig …

Retirement

Three Ways to Strengthen Intimacy.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Intimacy seems to be a misunderstood concept. Often times when thought of sex immediately comes to mind. Granted, sex can be a …

Self-improvement

4 Fast Family Dinner Ideas for Busy Weeknights

Shrimp-and-pineapple tacos, salad pizza, and more crowd-pleasing family dinners that are ready in a snap.<p>Family dinner ideas are always in short supply. But just getting everyone around the table at one time is something to strive for, especially when kids get a little older and their schedules …

Surprise! The First-Ever Marijuana ETF Has More Than Doubled

Once viewed as gimmicky, this pot ETF has investors seeing green.<p>Sure, cryptocurrencies have been getting most of the glory of late, but few if any …

Cannabis

Real People Told Us Why Their Sex Lives Are Awesome And How Yours Can Be, Too

Everyone wants to have good sex. That’s why sex therapists have waiting lists, why self-help books that teach you the art of pleasing your partner (and yourself) are national bestsellers, and why every glossy magazine promises that it holds the once secret that will blow your mind, change your …

Communicate

When Prude Investors Cockblock Sex Tech, No One Gets Off

If sex-based products and platforms seem retrograde (or worse), it may be because white male VCs are holding back innovation.<p>Cindy Gallop had just purchased a sex toy.<p>“I opened this box, looked at this beautiful object, and found myself thinking, ‘How the fuck do you use this thing?'” she recalls. …

Investing

10 Things Sex Therapists Think We Should All Be Doing More Often

When you've been together for years, sex isn't always spontaneous. You may actually have to <i>work</i> at it -- though culturally, that's not an idea we have an easy time accepting.<p>"I’m not sure why in our culture we want and think sex should be spontaneous," Megan Fleming, a New York City-based …

6-figure Blogging: How to Monetize A Blog Video Course (in 30 days)

Want to hear some grim statistics?<p>An author averages only 8-15 cents on every dollar made on their own book.<p>The “average” YouTuber with 5K views per …

10 Franchises That Swept the Nation in 2015 | Inc.com

The decision to franchise opens up many additional questions for business owners already bogged down with a myriad of responsibilities. Where do we want to expand? What makes a good potential business location? And whom can we trust to gain intimate access to our business?<p>Many of the businesses …

Startups

Use of Surrogate Sex Partners Rising Among Women

Sex therapists talk with their patients to help them confront their sexual problems and improve their sex lives. But some patients need more than …

New York City

shakespearelove:

I’m a straight-A student with near perfect SAT scores. I taught myself to play guitar and read music. I have stellar recommendations and diverse extracurricular activities. I’m a Google Science Fair participant. In three weeks I helped make over one hundred thousand dollars for an online business.<p>Please go to Harvard and blow everyone out of the fucking water.<p>And then?<br>Make a snow angel on my behalf in winter; I’m from SoCal, so… Enjoy real weather.<p>Dope is a brilliant, well shot movie and this …

Top 10 Evil Ways to Use Technology

Like other powerful tools, technology can be used for great good or for great evil. Learn how people use technology for wrongdoing so you can protect …

5 Stocks Under $10 Actually Worth Buying

Even though these stocks are cheap, they could still make excellent long-term investments.<p>Many low-priced stocks are that way for a reason and should …

Investing

The 10 Best Couponing Apps

Couponing seems like a great idea. After all, who wouldn't want to save money when they shop, dine out, or enjoy activities in their area? However, …

Personal Finance

Work from Home Jobs - The Definitive Guide to 29 Legit Home-Based Careers

If you’re one of the many modern men or women who dream of working from home, you’re in luck! This huge list of work-from-home jobs gives you about a …

Commitment? Monogamy? They're so last century

In an age of Tinder and 'multi-dating', young people are increasingly wary of the idea of committing to one person. So is coupledom becoming a thing of the past?<p>I recently dated a man I’d met in a pub who, after three months of dinners, sleepovers and incessant WhatsApping, casually said, while …